High Quality and Affordable Paediatric Care in India
Paediatric Care or Paediatrics deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.Paediatric Care requires a great deal ofexpertise,care and compassion. It requires a multi-disciplinary approach and vast experience. The multi-disciplinary team usually consists of paediatric cardiologists, critical care specialists, specialists from gastroenterology, pulmonary medicine, neurology and neurosurgery. The team should be specially trained to attend to the specific needs of infants and children.
Treatment Assistance has some of the best children's hospitals of India in its network. These hospitals have highly experienced specialists who use a multi-disciplinary approach in the treatment, latest and most advanced technology and offer very affordable treatment packages.
Paediatric Specialties offered at our Network Hospitals in India
Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac
During the early stages of formation of heart in children, the natural process may get disturbed in some childrendue to various factors thatmay be genetic or environmental. Unfortunately, we do not have much control over these factors. These factors can interact to alter the development of the heart during the early stages and hence may cause a defect in the heart of the child. This type of heart defect that is present since the time of birth is known as Congenital Heart Defect(CHD).Many of such defects may either obstruct blood flow in the heart or may cause blood to flow in an abnormal pattern through the heart. Congenital heart defects are among the most common birth defects. Not allcongenital heart defectsmay need a treatment but there are some serious congenital heart defects that may require treatment like medication or surgery. Our network heart hospitals for children in India have the most sophisticated technology available, including specially designed and dedicated operation theatres, inpatient wards, examination rooms and post-operative intensive care units (ICU). The operation theatres and the intensive care units are equipped with high end support devices withnecessary infrastructural backup that is required to give your child the best care. Our network paediatric heart hospitals in India have some of the best paediatric cardiologists and paediatric cardiac surgeonswho use a multi-disciplinary team based approach in the treatment of various complex heart diseases in infants and children. The hospitals have developed some of the very affordable heart treatment packages for children.
Paediatric Liver Transplant Surgery
A liver transplant surgery may be required for children whose own livers have failed. A liver transplant surgery may improve the length and quality of life of children who are suffering from liver failure. There are various reasons your child may require a liver transplant surgery like Biliary Atresia, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Acute Liver Failure etc. A child with liver disease requires skilful management by an experienced multidisciplinary team that includes paediatrichepatologists, paediatric liver transplant surgeons, advanced practice nurses, a nutritionist, a social worker, and a parent support group. Our network liver transplant centres in India offer individualized patient and family centred care provided by a team of specialized health care professionals. The hospitals provide very affordable liver transplants for children of all ages from about 8 months to 18 years of age.
Paediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery
Our Network Hospitals for Neurology and Neurosurgery in India have the best paediatric neurologists and top paediatric neurosurgeons who have gained a lot of expertise in treating complex brain and spine problems in children by pioneering techniques in the areas of paediatric neurology and neurosurgery. A multi-disciplinary approach is used in the treatment. The multi-disciplinary team consists of neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, neuroscience nurses, anaesthesiologists, other paediatric subspecialty doctors, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. The hospitals provide state-of-the-art medical and surgical care for children with a full spectrum of paediatric neurological disorders like the cerebral palsy, congenital disorders, developmental problems, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, headaches, movement disorders, muscle problems, seizures, spina bifida, brain injury, tumours etc. The hospitals have dedicated and specially designed Inpatient Paediatric Unit and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Neuro-monitoring unit for epilepsy patients, Consultation chambers and Paediatric rehabilitation services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology. The hospitals have most modern equipment for diagnosis and imaging like Cerebral Angiography, Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Computed tomography (CT) scanning, 3D reconstruction CT, Neurophysiological testing, routine electroencephalogram (EEG), Video-monitored EEG, 24-hour ambulatory EEG, evoked potentials etc.
In some children the growth and development may be disrupted in conditions like injuries, birth malformations, neurological disorders, or bone infections. It is very important that an expert doctor effectively treats these injuries or diseases at the earliest since these injuries or diseases may alter or impede growth in children. Paediatric Orthopaedics deals with the treatment of musculoskeletal problems in children and adolescents. Our network hospitals in India have trained and qualified Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeonswho have got fellowships or other specialised training in Paediatric Orthopaedics. They have required clinical skills and experience that allows them to provide the highest level of medical care for children. Some of the common orthopaedic conditions in children that are treated at our network paediatric hospitals in India are injuries and infections in bone and joint, neuromuscular disorders, congenital malformations, spinal problems, limb deformities, burns contractures, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, sports injuries and postural disorders.
Paediatric Gastroenterology deals with wide array of digestive conditions, malformations and disorders in children. This may range from simple appendicitis to complex tumours and problems of the oesophagus, liver, pancreas, stomach, and intestines. Our network paediatric hospitals in India offer a full range of general and specialized surgical services for complex and rare gastrointestinal disorders in infants, children and adolescents. The medical team consists of paediatric gastroenterologists, paediatricanaesthesiologists, paediatric radiologists, neonatologists, and other medical subspecialists. Such a multi-disciplinary team helps to ensure complete and comprehensive care of complex and challenging gastroenterologyproblems faced by children. Some of the common gastroenterological problems in children that are treated at our network paediatric hospitals in India are oesophageal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula, intestinal atresia, hirschsprung's disease, choledochal cysts, necrotizing enterocolitis, biliary atresia etc.
Paediatric Eye Care
Paediatric Eye Care deals with the diagnosis and treatment of children's diseases and disorders of the eyes. It is very important to detect and treat the eye disorders in children because if not treated in time then it can lead to irreversible visual loss. Many children usually do not complain of any visual problem since most of the eye problems in children may not cause any immediate pain or swelling. Hence it becomes utmost important to have the child examined by an experienced paediatric ophthalmologist. There are chances that your child may have significant refractive errors inspite of the child being asymptomatic. Ideally the child has to be examined by the paediatric ophthalmologist between 6 -12 months of age and then at 3 years and at 5 years of age. Some of the common paediatric eye problems treated at our network eye hospitals in India are strabismus, amblyopia, cataract ,eye infections and pink eye in children, myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism, glaucoma - congenital and juvenile, tearing in infants etc.
Paediatric ENT Services
Paediatric ENT deals with the diagnosis and treatment of children's ear, nose and throat (ENT) problems. Our network ENT hospitals in India provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary diagnosis and treatment. Some of the ENT surgeons at these hospitals are experts in complex paediatric cochlear implant surgery for treating deafness in children. The hospitals have fully equipped consultation rooms and treatment rooms for minor surgical procedures, video endoscopy facilities and a complete audiological set-up for hearing tests. The ENT specialists work closely with the Radiology and Histopathology departments, Audiology and Maxillofacial departments. These ENT specialists and paramedical professionals have extensive experience in caring for infants and children with ear, nose and throat conditions. Some of the common ear, nose and throat problems in children that are treated at our network ENT hospitals in India are ear infections, nasal allergies, ear pain, deafness, nasal congestion, sinus infections, tonsillitis & tonsil infections, throat infections, enlarged adenoids, snoring, sleep apnoea etc.
Paediatric urology deals with the problems related to the genitourinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, vagina, genitalia) in children. The specialist in this filed are called paediatric urologists. Our network paediatric hospitals in India have a team of specialists who have a vast experience in minimally invasive urological surgery, genito-urinary reconstruction, comprehensive management of disorders of sex development, management of the neurogenic bladder, and the treatment of kidney stones anddysfunctional voiding. Our network paediatric hospitals in India offer laparoscopic, robotic and open surgical procedures.
Some of the most common Medical Treatments offered for Children at our Network Hospitals in India